San Juan Puerto Rico

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February 7, 2023
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Puerto Rico has confirmed dengue and Zika cases in 2022.

San Juan, Puerto Rico 2023

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Canada, and the United Kingdom have published vaccination recommendations when visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Vaccinations

Vaccinations for typhoid, and hepatitis are recommended.

Puerto Rico Disease Outbreaks

The Puerto Rico Department of Health Arboviral Disease Report compiles weekly information on dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika virus cases during 2023.

The Dengue virus is endemic in Puerto Rico, with most cases confirmed from 2021 to 2022 in the San Juan area. Additional disease outbreaks include Chikungunya, COVID-19, monkeypox, and Zika.

U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories

The U.S. State Department and the Consulate do not have active Travel Advisories issued for Puerto Rico. The U.S. passport agency is located at Centro Gubernamental Minillas, Torre Norte, Piso 9, Avenida Jose de Diego, Parada 22, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00940.

If you were born in Puerto Rico or are a naturalized U.S. citizen, you do not need a U.S. Passport Book or U.S. Passport Card to travel anywhere that is considered under U.S. jurisdiction, including the continental United States of America, Alaska, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John), and other U.S. territories. In addition, travelers from other countries visiting Puerto Rico have the same visa and passport requirements that would apply if visiting the mainland United States.